Shelby County Library

Find Shelby County Alabama libraries, such as state, town, city, public, private, college and university library branches. Libraries provide information on applications, borrowing books, ebooks, library programs, online databases and research.


Harrison Regional Library 50 Lester Street Columbiana AL 35051 205-669-3910


North Shelby Library 5521 Cahaba Valley Road Birmingham AL 35242 205-439-5500

Parnell Memorial Library 277 Park Drive Montevallo AL 35115 205-665-9207

Pelham Library 3160 Pelham Parkway Pelham AL 35124 205-620-6418

Shelby County - Libraries, Columbiana 50 Lester Street Columbiana AL 35051 205-669-3910

Vincent Public Library 42860 Hwy 25 Montevallo AL 35115 205-672-2749

How are Public Libraries funded?

The vast majority of funding that supports the operation of Public Libraries comes from county and local governments. At times, grant funding may be available for specific programs, projects, or capital improvements. Fees for special programs and services account for a relatively small percentage of revenue for Public Libraries.

What are the Friends of the Library?

Friends of the Library are organizations formed to support their local Public Libraries. They typically establish themselves as independent, non-profit organizations that conduct fundraising to supplement Library resources and organize Library related events.

What is the Dewey Decimal system?

The Dewey Decimal system is a classification system used in many libraries to organize their books. The classification number allows for books to easily be located or returned to their assigned place in the library. The system is constantly revised to keep up with changes in the libraries.